Archive for May, 2010

Journalista for May 13, 2010: An art world aesthetic

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 1:18 AM
New Yorker cartoonist Bernard Schoenbaum dies ♦ more

Career Opportunities with S.H.I.E.L.D.

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 12:43 AM

Watching Iron Man 2 brought about a couple of the senior moments one will have if one is more conversant with the characters as practiced 30 or more years ago than in the current standard revised versions.  (One particular example

Point-Counterpoint: Gavin Lees’ Concluding Kick-Ass Argument

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 12:01 AM

Point-Counterpoint: Simon Abrams’ Concluding Kick-Ass Argument

Posted by on May 13th, 2010 at 12:00 AM

It's interesting that you should mention the Crank movies because they're, to my mind, the cinematic equivalent of everything that Millar's recent creator-owned series have tried and failed to be.

Verbal Antics

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 9:55 AM
The funnies aren’t all funny pictures: they do words, too.

Tom Crippen on Criticism

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 9:38 AM

Tom Crippen discusses how he writes criticism in a guest post at the Hooded Utilitarian.

Big and Little Women: Graphic Classics Vol. 18

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 5:11 AM
Rob reviews the 18th volume of GRAPHIC CLASSICS, focusing on the work of Louisa May Alcott. It was edited by Tom Pomplun and published, as always, by Eureka Productions.

Journalista for May 12, 2010: I am not your friend

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 1:50 AM
Viz Media lays off 40% of staff ♦ Lars Vilks attacked over Muhammed cartoon ♦ more

Point-Counterpoint: Kick-Ass: WTF?

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
I suspect the main reason why Kick-Ass and Wanted are as successful as they are is because Mark Millar is an inept satirist.

Point-Counterpoint: Kick-Ass FTW!

Posted by on May 12th, 2010 at 12:01 AM
Simon Abrams and Gavin Lees scrap over Millar and Romita Jr.'s divisive work, with concluding arguments to follow tomorrow.

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